Headlines for Tuesday (NOV 10, 2015)

 

The US Marine Corp celebrating 240 years today. Famous people holding the title “Honorary Marine” include Chuck Norris, Bob Hope, Jim Nabors, Gary Sinise and…Bugs Bunny.  http://www.al.com/news/index.ssf/2015/11/marine_corps_240th_birthday_no.html

 

Forget the color of your gourmet coffee cup (seriously), what’s INSIDE your mug should cause more reason for alarm! That ‘fancy coffee concoction’ can rack up as many calories as a bacon-and-egg breakfast sandwich. Good news: Plain black coffee in itself has almost no calories…        http://www.active.com/articles/calorie-count-in-fancy-coffee-drinks-can-come-as-a-jolt

 

 

And then there were 8 on the ‘main stage’ –  The 4th GOP debate tonight on the ‘Fox Business’ Channel   9pm – Leading candidates…   7pm Secondary candidates    BTW: The 2nd Democratic Debate – This Saturday at 9pm on CBS

 

Veterans Luncheon (Today) The Surry Community College SGA is hosting a lunch for veterans TODAY from 11am to 1:30pm at the Grand Hall, on the campus of Surry Community College in Dobson.  INFO: Kasey Martin at (336) 386-3468

 

Reminder: Area restaurants and stores are offering free deals / discounts for Vets this Wednesday. Make sure you carry your proof of service or valid military ID…  Check out the list on the News Blog

 

Go GREEN for veterans:  Simply change one light to GREEN in a visible location in your home, or at your office- as a symbol of appreciation and support for our US military veterans. *Veteran’s Day is Wednesday   http://www.greenlightavet.com/

 

Tis the season for ‘seasonal employment’ in the Triad.  Check out the list of companies that are hiring on the News Blog

 

Triple threat in 30 minutes or less?  Pizza Hut’s new ‘Triple Treat Box’ features pizza, desserts, and sides all in one organized three tiered box! It will set you back around $20 bucks.  CNN

 

Prayers for students, staff, friends and family: Longtime Bishop McGuinness High School principal George Repass died over the weekend.  He was 69 years old.          http://www.bmhs.us/apps/news/article/513651

 

Pioneer Community Hospital of Stokes, which operates the ONLY emergency room in King, will soon change its services from emergency to urgent care. The hospital has been losing millions of dollars over the past few years due to patients not being able to meet high deductibles or not having any insurance.    http://goo.gl/Xq06zg

 

Funeral service for Former Congressman Howard Coble will be held at Westover Church on Muirs Chapel Road in Greensboro. Visitation 10am. Funeral at noon.  Coble died on Nov. 3 after an extended hospital stay. He was 84.  *The Greensboro native served the 6th congressional district from 1985 to 2015.

Verne Hill

Verne Hill

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VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150

QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.”

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Verne Hill


Verne Hill

I enjoy many things: Music. Family movie nights. My American flag flapping in the wind. Sunsets at the beach. Snow days. The Sweet Tea Party. Salvation through Grace… VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150 QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.” MON-SAT 6A-10A (& Sunday@5 host) verne@wbfj.fm